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Sunlei

(22,651 posts)
28. leave it to ERISA Industry Committee to exploit any loopholes they can to screw workers.
Wed Jul 17, 2013, 11:01 AM
Jul 2013

It took several years to roll in big policy changes like SS, Medicare and Medicade.

Be the same with AHC, 'Obamacare'

The insurance industry will try to keep the profits and keep out the unprofitable Americans. Businesses will try to get away as cheap as possible.

Bet big business will still take out life insurance on their employees and profit from employee deaths.

Obamacare penalties spawn 'skinny' plans [View all] Freddie Stubbs Jul 2013 OP
Another shoe drops. GeorgeGist Jul 2013 #1
What could possibly go wrong? Hydra Jul 2013 #2
Big monied companies...hammer...chisel... SoapBox Jul 2013 #3
If it's in Politico it must be true, huh? tularetom Jul 2013 #4
Some employees don't want christx30 Jul 2013 #11
Unfortunately it is true... matthews Jul 2013 #15
Feds provide 'skinny' option to employees too. elleng Jul 2013 #5
Obama won't enforce the mandate on large companies. loudsue Jul 2013 #6
+1 n/t NealK Jul 2013 #18
Couldn't the employees EC Jul 2013 #7
Yes, and doing so will raise the rates of said company's skinny plan due to the shrinking pool. tridim Jul 2013 #8
I'm in the same boat as you... penultimate Jul 2013 #27
Obamacare is such a fraud. Only thing he cares about is protecting the 1%. forestpath Jul 2013 #9
No and No. tridim Jul 2013 #17
Most of us will be better off with it than without it penultimate Jul 2013 #30
Really? Laelth Jul 2013 #10
there are rules, but they have been waived (for one year) Doctor_J Jul 2013 #12
I was aware that the employer coverage requirement was waived for a year. Laelth Jul 2013 #14
What? progressoid Jul 2013 #13
ROFL! SoapBox Jul 2013 #16
This has been a trend for years anyway. Lasher Jul 2013 #19
Keep your employees on part time status so you don't have to pay the employer portion of payroll tax progree Jul 2013 #20
You're right, I don't know what the hell I was thinking. Lasher Jul 2013 #26
State minimume coverage. penndragon69 Jul 2013 #21
Health insurance =/= healthcare. ForgoTheConsequence Jul 2013 #22
There's plenty of posters on DU that "don't get it" either n/t Fumesucker Jul 2013 #25
I'm sorry we're not rich enough. Fearless Jul 2013 #23
Yes, the ACA that we got area51 Jul 2013 #24
leave it to ERISA Industry Committee to exploit any loopholes they can to screw workers. Sunlei Jul 2013 #28
If there was only a way people could of seen this coming... Safetykitten Jul 2013 #29
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